The federal mandate that would put a dent in mercury emissions from Four Corners coal-fired power plants


Project Merry Christmas beginning yet another drive to put something under the tree for less-fortunate local kids

La Plata County finding an innovative way to lighten the health-care crunch with its prescription drug discount card

The national soccer championships just eluding the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks last weekend

Red McCombs taking a spiteful jab at Four Corners residents and banning Nordic skiing at Wolf Creek

The endless stream of bacteria and viruses that continues to haunt the Durango area

In this week's issue...

May 2, 2019
In the flow

Rafting season is already under way on the Animas River, which has been flowing at near record levels and almost double the average rate for this time of year.

April 25, 2019
Laying down the law

Over the past couple decades, Jeff Robbins’ work as an  oil and gas lawyer – with a specific focus on serving local communities – allowed him to build relationships and gain the experience needed to carry out one of Colorado’s most sweeping reforms to oil and gas regulations, Senate Bill 181. 

April 18, 2019
A new kind of cold war

It’s a good thing Heidi Steltzer can’t tolerate the heat or the open ocean. “I thought I wanted to be a marine biologist, and I got seasick,” said Steltzer, a professor in the Biology Department and Environmental Science program at Fort Lewis College.